Kidnapping news in Nigeria

Tragedy: Traditional ruler kidnapped, son killed in Kogi

Tragedy: Traditional ruler kidnapped, son killed in Kogi

Tragedy: Traditional ruler kidnapped, son killed in Kogi
Ruggedman narrates how his friend and family were allegedly kidnapped by SARS

Ruggedman narrates how his friend and family were allegedly kidnapped by SARS

Ruggedman has taken to social media to reveal that his friend was kidnapped by SARS. According to him, the friend in question alongside his wife and their 8-month-old baby were kidnapped and taken into a bush. Read more.

Ruggedman narrates how his friend and family were allegedly kidnapped by SARS
Tension as gunmen abduct Imo activist, demand N10m ransom

Tension as gunmen abduct Imo activist, demand N10m ransom

There is tension in Owerri, the capital of Imo state following the abduction of a popular pro-democracy activist, Paulcy Iwuala. Ten days after the abduction, the kidnappers contacted Iwuala's family and demanded N10m ransom.

Tension as gunmen abduct Imo activist, demand N10m ransom
I drank water meant for cows, says abducted monarch’s wife

I drank water meant for cows, says abducted monarch’s wife

The wife of a monarch in Ondo state, (the Alauga of Auga) in Akoko north east local government area of the state, Olukemi Agunloye who was released by her abducted said she was forced to drink water meant for cows.

I drank water meant for cows, says abducted monarch’s wife
Ondo monarch’s wife regains freedom from abductors after negotiations on N20m ransom

Ondo monarch’s wife regains freedom from abductors after negotiations on N20m ransom

Mrs Olukemi Agunloye, the wife of Oba Samuel Kehinde Agunloye, the Alauga of Akoko in Akoko northeast local government area of Ondo state, who was abducted on Sunday, June 24 has been freed by her armed abductors.

Ondo monarch’s wife regains freedom from abductors after negotiations on N20m ransom
Kidnappers of Ondo monarch's wife, driver demand N20 million ransom

Kidnappers of Ondo monarch's wife, driver demand N20 million ransom

The abductors of the wife of a traditional ruler, the Alauga of Auga-Akoko, in Akoko North East local government area of Ondo state, Mrs Olukemi Agunloye, have demanded for a ransom of N20million from her family.

Kidnappers of Ondo monarch's wife, driver demand N20 million ransom
Just in: Gunmen rock village in Katsina with violence, kidnap 1, kill 2 students

Just in: Gunmen rock village in Katsina with violence, kidnap 1, kill 2 students

A gang of gunmen has attacked the Bagiwa village in Mani local government of Katsina state, killing two Al-Qalam University students (Ibrahim Bature, 22 years old and Rabi’u Abubakar, 21 years old) and kidnapping another man.

Just in: Gunmen rock village in Katsina with violence, kidnap 1, kill 2 students
Just in: Wife of traditional ruler, driver in Ondo ambushed, kidnapped by gunmen

Just in: Wife of traditional ruler, driver in Ondo ambushed, kidnapped by gunmen

The wife of Oba Samuel Ogunloye, the traditional ruler of the Auga-Akoko community in Akoko north-east local government area of Ondo state alongside his driver was on Sunday, June 24, ambushed and kidnapped by some armed gunmen.

Just in: Wife of traditional ruler, driver in Ondo ambushed, kidnapped by gunmen
Kidnappers who took steps to avoid ending up in jail like Evans caught while trying to abduct top Customs officer

Kidnappers who took steps to avoid ending up in jail like Evans caught while trying to abduct top Customs officer

Officers of the Lagos state Police Command have foiled an attempt to abduct a Deputy Comptroller of Customs and some of her family members by some kidnappers who took measures to avoid being caught like notorious Evans.

Kidnappers who took steps to avoid ending up in jail like Evans caught while trying to abduct top Customs officer
Just in: Evans’ lawyer withdraws from kidnap case, reveals reason

Just in: Evans’ lawyer withdraws from kidnap case, reveals reason

The lawyer representing Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike known as Evans has withdrawn his representation from all criminal charges against his client. He said his decision to withdraw as counsel to Evans were for personal reasons.

Just in: Evans’ lawyer withdraws from kidnap case, reveals reason
BREAKING: Methodist priest, others regain freedom after reportedly praying for kidnappers

BREAKING: Methodist priest, others regain freedom after reportedly praying for kidnappers

A Methodist priest, Very Reverend Kayode Akande and two other church leaders kidnapped by suspected herdsmen in Osun state, have been released by their captors. They were said to have been released on Thursday, June 14.

BREAKING: Methodist priest, others regain freedom after reportedly praying for kidnappers
Buratai goes tough; charges troops to put an end to kidnapping, cattle rustling

Buratai goes tough; charges troops to put an end to kidnapping, cattle rustling

COAS Tukur Buratai has charged his officers to intensify efforts towards ending kidnapping and cattle rustling in the country. He further highlighted the Army’s successes and stated that it had effectively tackled Boko Haram.

Buratai goes tough; charges troops to put an end to kidnapping, cattle rustling
Police storm hideout of alleged kidnappers in Taraba, gun down 3 suspects

Police storm hideout of alleged kidnappers in Taraba, gun down 3 suspects

The police command has said it had killed three suspected kidnappers who had been terrorising residents around Bali and Takum local government areas of the state. The police made the disclosure on Thursday, June 14.

Police storm hideout of alleged kidnappers in Taraba, gun down 3 suspects
Kaduna tops list of states with highest number of kidnap cases in recent report released by popular newspaper

Kaduna tops list of states with highest number of kidnap cases in recent report released by popular newspaper

Kaduna state now tops the list of states with the highest number of kidnap cases according to a report released by a national daily. The newspaper stated Kaduna recorded the highest cases of abductions with 157 kidnapped persons.

Kaduna tops list of states with highest number of kidnap cases in recent report released by popular newspaper
Evans often use soldier as decoy while going out for criminal activities - Witness

Evans often use soldier as decoy while going out for criminal activities - Witness

A member of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team, Idowu Haruna, on Friday narrated at an Ikeja High Court how Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, used a soldier as a decoy in his criminal activities.

Evans often use soldier as decoy while going out for criminal activities - Witness
Armed bandits kidnap nursing mother, baby, 21 others in Kaduna

Armed bandits kidnap nursing mother, baby, 21 others in Kaduna

Twenty-three travellers including a nursing mother and her infant have allegedly been adopted from commercial vehicles by armed bandits while they were travelling through Birnin-Gwari road, Kaduna state on Friday, June 8.

Armed bandits kidnap nursing mother, baby, 21 others in Kaduna
Gunmen abduct INEC official in Akwa Ibom community, demand N10m ransom

Gunmen abduct INEC official in Akwa Ibom community, demand N10m ransom

An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Otobong Sylvester Ukpong, has reportedly been kidnapped by gunmen near government primary school, Oruk Ata 2, on the Ukanfun-Azumini Expressway, Uyo.

Gunmen abduct INEC official in Akwa Ibom community, demand N10m ransom
Kidnapper Evans' wife: who is she and where is she from?

Kidnapper Evans' wife: who is she and where is she from?

☛ Billionaire kidnapper Evans' wife: who is she? ☛ Evan’s wife’s name is Uchenna Precious Onwuamadike. She’s 31, she has five children born by the “billionaire” kidnapper, and she has been by his side since the age of 17.

Kidnapper Evans' wife: who is she and where is she from?
Delta monarch rushed to hospital after being released by kidnappers

Delta monarch rushed to hospital after being released by kidnappers

A traditional ruler in Delta state who was abducted by unknown gunmen has regained his freedom. HRM Sunday Olisewokwu the ruler of Ogodor Kingdom was kidnapped by gunmen on Sunday, June 3, after invading his palace.

Delta monarch rushed to hospital after being released by kidnappers
Panic as 4-year-old little girl allegedly gets abducted from church in Lagos

Panic as 4-year-old little girl allegedly gets abducted from church in Lagos

Social media users have been left stunned over news of an alleged kidnap which happened on June 3. According to a post shared by Jane E Maduegbuna on Instagram, a 4-year-old girl named Goodness Igwe was abducted from her church.

Panic as 4-year-old little girl allegedly gets abducted from church in Lagos
Police launch search for 3 students kidnapped from female hostel in Akwa Ibom

Police launch search for 3 students kidnapped from female hostel in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom police command has begun a manhunt for the abductors of three female students of Obong University, Obong Ntak, Etim Ekpo local government area of state which occurred in the early hours of Friday, June 1.

Police launch search for 3 students kidnapped from female hostel in Akwa Ibom
Breaking: Police confirm 3 university students' abduction in their hostel in Akwa Ibom, 1 victim rescued

Breaking: Police confirm 3 university students' abduction in their hostel in Akwa Ibom, 1 victim rescued

A spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Odiko MacDon, has confirmed that three female students of Obong University in Etim Ekpo, Akwa Ibom state, were abducted early Friday, June 1, from their hostel by armed men.

Breaking: Police confirm 3 university students' abduction in their hostel in Akwa Ibom, 1 victim rescued
25 people allegedly abducted, marched into the bush as kidnappers strike at Birnin-Gwari road again

25 people allegedly abducted, marched into the bush as kidnappers strike at Birnin-Gwari road again

Over 25 people have allegedly been abducted by kidnappers along the Birnin Gwari-Funtua road. The chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Birnin Gwari reportedly confirmed the incident.

25 people allegedly abducted, marched into the bush as kidnappers strike at Birnin-Gwari road again
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